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July 21st, 2014

Cactus and Crude makes trek through Big Spring

July 21, 2014

Cactus and Crude cyclists make their way through Big Spring Saturday to complete the first leg of the 150-mile route. They ended their 75.1 mile trek at SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf and continued on their way to Post Sunday. The annual event raises money for multiple sclerosis research. The cyclists began their journey from the North Financial Building in Midland.
HERALD photo/Andreia Medlin

Emergency crews help make movie come to life

July 21, 2014

Big Spring Fire Department and Air Evac hosted a special event for the premiere of the new animated film, "Planes — Search and Rescue" on Sunday.
Since the film deals with themes such as protecting people and fighting fires, the local emergency services came together to bring it to life.

See a copy of the Herald for the rest of the article.

July 19th

Elderly assault victim remains in serious condition

July 19, 2014

An elderly Big Spring woman remains in serious but stable condition in an Odessa hospital after she was robbed, sexually assaulted, stabbed and left for dead on the side of a road early Thursday.

Big Spring police and Texas Rangers are looking for the suspect, described only as a 5-foot, 7-inch to 6-foot Hispanic male who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt at the time.

For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

Authorities searching for robbery suspect

July 19, 2014

Big Spring police are asking for citizens’ help in apprehending an armed robbery suspect.

Big Spring Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett said officers are searching for man who allegedly robbed clerks at the Fast Stop convenience store at gunpoint Thursday afternoon.

For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

Valentin Corralez

July 19, 2014

Valentin Corralez, 76, of Big Spring, died Thursday July 17, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial following at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

He was born Dec. 16, 1937, in Cuchillo Parado, Chihuahua Mexico. He was a Catholic. He had worked for Clay and Lee Harris and more recently at Shroyer Motor Company. He married Margarita Mora in 1977.

Kenneth (Ken) Ray Large

July 19, 2014

Kenneth (Ken) Ray Large passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, while surrounded by his family after a lengthy battle with cancer. Ken was born Aug. 14, 1932 to Obie and Cora Large in Leakey, Texas.

Jana Carter-Hector

July 19, 2014

Jana Carter-Hector, 57, of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Tom Koger officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Nell Marie Coots

July 19, 2014

Nell Marie "Mama Nell" Coots, 97, of Stanton, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, in a Stanton nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

Nell was born Dec. 27, 1916 in Johnson Station, Miss. and married J. W. Coots Feb. 8, 1941, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death June 25, 1985. She worked in the cafeteria at Kentwood Elementary. She loved cooking, baking, traveling and being with her grandchildren.

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July 19, 2014

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July 18th

Woman left for dead; suspect sought

July 18, 2014

An elderly Big Spring woman was robbed, sexually assaulted, stabbed and left for dead on the side of a road early Thursday morning.

Big Spring police and Texas Rangers are looking for the suspect, described only as a 5-foot, 7-inch to 6-foot Hispanic male who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt at the time.

For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.

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